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Join us for a magical maker’s ~ HOLIDAY CANDY COTTAGE WORKSHOP ~ home sweet + snowy + savory + sweet home! We look forward to decorating a very sweet + colorful + candy cottage with snowy trees and garland, using traditional gingerbread + icing + candies galore + more magical materials as a winter wonderland takehome! This event sold out in a matter of minutes last year.  Seating is limited for this two-hour + festive + holiday + FIRST FRIDAY December + drop off ~ Craft Night: Under the Stars + In the Studio!

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CELEBRATE WITH US: Birthday Parties + Celebrations for 2019 …no date is ever too early to add to our events calendar!  We’ve hosted over 30+ celebrations in the studio in our 1st year!

ONLINE ENROLLMENT:  Simple + streamlined for workshops, classes, camps, special events and evenings!  Simply create an account!

WORKSHOPS:  Many of our 2019 School Year Art Workshops are ONLINE, but keep checking back as additional workshops + classes + events will be added!  Art workshops tend to fill several months in advance, so early online enrollment is highly encouraged!

HANDMAKERY is a hands-on, art enrichment program for children & young adults (and coming soon ~ family + couples + adults} offering specialized classes, camps, workshops, special evenings, art parties and more!  Inspiring creativity, we focus on all parts of the creative process.  We believe in an all-encompassing approach to the visual arts and do our best to make it very well-rounded to include a little art history, art appreciation, art aesthetic, critique, celebration, community, connection, creativity, flavor + fun, and of course our favorite ~ art-making!  Hands-0n exploration includes painting, drawing, collage, assemblage, massive amounts of mixed-media, printmaking, 3D sculpture, up-cycled art, sewing, papier mache, construction, pottery & more one-of-a-kind crafting!  We are excited to bring local access to the children of the Roaring Fork Valley with over 20+ years of visual arts education experience to Carbondale | Colorado!  At HANDMAKERY we love to inspire children, develop creative confidence, and create a community connection within a colorful + creative environment!  Jump in on all the ART-ful action!  Give your child the experience that keeps on giving throughout a lifetime ~ CREATIVITY!

We’re loving our beautiful + new + modern studio in downtown Carbondale | CO on Main Street in the heART of the Carbondale Creative District!  New spaces, new faces, new places!  It’s been a fantastic first year at 449 Main Street!

HANDMAKERY was established spring of 2013.  Our Main Street studio location opened fall of 2017!

Recent Blog Posts:

Candy Cottage Captures

FIRST FRIDAY we hosted our annual + traditional ~ Candy Cottage + Golden Ticket Event!  It...

DIY Cardboard “Candy” Cottage + First Friday Crafting

Happy December + Happy Holidays!  Save yourself long hours in the kitchen spent mixing, rolling,...

Art Making + Lindsay Jones Exhibit

A peek into our studio on First Friday in the heART of the Carbondale Creative District...